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Ryanair “re-branding” their 737 MAX

Old 17th Jul 2019, 07:25
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Originally Posted by Smythe View Post
There will likely be an designation to this, if nothing else, to tell the difference between the 737-8 variant allowed to fly, and the current variant. (hence the 737-8200 noticed).
Could we have a translation into English, please ?
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 09:57
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8,200 seats? That could explain why the Max is a bit of handful to fly.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 13:15
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RYA wouldn't make this change without (significant) feedback from customers. Re-branding might fool some people but as the Max can't fly currently it seems pointless. It's up to Boeing to re-sell the Max (and regain customer confidence), however, the longer this drags on, the harder it becomes.
Full transparency required from Boeing, anything less won't go down well, IMO.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 13:19
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Originally Posted by Momoe View Post
RYA wouldn't make this change without (significant) feedback from customers.
In the Ryanair world there is no such thing as bad publicity, if they were concerned about that, they would have held off until others had done it first and had the publicity about so it was no longer newsworthy. As it is, they have done it early and got a lot of press coverage out of it.

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Old 17th Jul 2019, 13:47
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RYA wouldn't make this change without (significant) feedback from customers.............
Since when has O’Leary taken any notice what so ever of customer feedback ???
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 15:14
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The whole selling point is – the certification program, such as it was, was based on – the idea that it’s “just another 737”. In due course the 737-dontcallitMAX will be recertified with some software bodge (perhaps I’m being unkind here?) and will be listed in flight schedules for the unsuspecting public as “737” – which it is, isn’t it? Ordinary Joe SLF won’t be able to tell whether he’s going to be on a classic 737 or a disguised MAX, especially as the exact equipment type may vary from day to day or depending on availability.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 16:45
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Originally Posted by Momoe View Post
RYA wouldn't make this change without (significant) feedback from customers.
I think Ryanair is perfectly capable of doing maths, and of figuring that 197 into 189 doesn't go.

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Old 17th Jul 2019, 21:02
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Originally Posted by The AvgasDinosaur View Post

Since when has O’Leary taken any notice what so ever of customer feedback ???
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I can just imagine him standing on the edge of the smoking hole saying "pilot error"
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 22:16
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Originally Posted by AerocatS2A View Post
What B737-8 variant is allowed to fly?
is this a trick question?
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Old 18th Jul 2019, 02:24
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Originally Posted by Buswinker View Post


is this a trick question?
It’s a question for Smythe. He alludes to the “B737-8 variant allowed to fly and the current variant”. I was just wondering what the B737-8 variant is that’s allowed to fly,
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Old 18th Jul 2019, 02:32
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The variant allowed to fly will be the one that the regulators agree it's airworthy, if any. The one with the required software and/or hardware changes.

The current variant, without any software and/or hardware updates, is not allowed to fly. At least not commercially.
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